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  • Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'

    Bobby Womack interview: 'I wonder why I'm still here'
    Bobby Womack picks up the phone, and speaks what’s on his mind in a voice made of gravel. “I know a lot of people who are not here anymore,” the R&B great says, “and I wonder why I’m still here. … Not a day goes by...
  • Mixtape Friday, September 21

    Here are this weeks Mixtape winners! 1.) Al  1.)   Billy Joel- My Life    2.)    Jim Croce- LeRoy Brown  3.)    Elton John- The Bitch is Back 4.)    Chicago- Saturday in the Park  5.)    Paul Simon- You Can Call Me AL   2.) Steve Romero1.)...
  • Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs. This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...
  • Donna Summer dead at 63; more than just a disco diva

    Donna Summer dead at 63; more than just a disco diva
    Donna Summer was typecast as the disco-era “bad girl,” the diva who was too salty and sexual for some radio stations to play in the ‘70s. But she was also a musical revolutionary, a versatile singer who created a radical new template for...
  • Online shopping goes hyperlocal on GatherLA.com

     Online shopping goes hyperlocal on GatherLA.com
    Katie Kay Mead was sitting behind the counter in her Los Feliz boutique, GatherLA, in late summer when two European tourists came in, asking for directions to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The tourists gazed curiously at a taxidermied fawn displayed among...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: West Hollywood, Fairfax, Wilshire, Koreatown

    Southern California Close-Ups: West Hollywood, Fairfax, Wilshire, Koreatown
      First published on Oct. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown, and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that...
  • Attention young bookworms!

    Attention young bookworms!
    It's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell us what you thought of a book you recently read, and you could be published in Printers Row Journal. Kids...
  • Genre-bending itch scratchers Rustic Overtones play Riverfest in Hartford on July 7

    Genre-bending itch scratchers Rustic Overtones play Riverfest in Hartford on July 7
    Rustic Overtones perform during Riverfest alongside River City Slim and the Zydeco Hogs, Michael Cleary Band, 94th Army Band, Adam Ezra Group, and Brian Jarvis Band. Free, 7:15 p.m., July 7. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza (Upper Stage), 300 Columbus Blvd.,...
  • Our Laguna: Festival of Arts opening night reminiscent of 1930s

    Our Laguna: Festival of Arts opening night reminiscent of 1930s
    The Festival of Arts celebrated its 80th season at an invitation-only party Saturday night that harkened to the 1930s. But it was this year's show that created the buzz. "It is stunning," said Rosemary Swimm, wife of artist Tom Swimm, who was decked out...
  • Music Lounge - 1969

    Music Lounge - 1969
    The Woodstock tribute band plays a truly vintage performance with favorite artists including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Doors, and more. 1969: Friday, July 20, GTO Tigers Event in St Charles, IL. For more info, go to: www.music1969.com
  • 'The Voice' recap: Battle Rounds week 2

    'The Voice' recap: Battle Rounds week 2
    The second week of battle rounds on NBC’s “The Voice” brought a slew of questionable fashion decisions and equally questionable song choices. But “questionable” doesn’t always mean less delightful. Twelve contestants...